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Death toll rising in Texas school shooting

The death toll has been growing in the shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. At least 19 children and two adults were killed by an 18-year-old gunman, authorities say. CBS News projects Gov. Brian Kemp will win the GOP primary for his post over Trump-backed former Sen. David Perdue. And CBS News projects that Herschel Walker, the Trump-endorsed former football star, will win the Republican nomination to take on incumbent Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock.


Georgia governor booed at state's GOP convention

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp was booed by supporters of former President Trump during a speech at the state's GOP convention. Many still hold him accountable for refusing to accept Mr. Trump's baseless claims of election fraud in Georgia. The state's top election official was censured at the convention for the same reasons. Greg Bluestein, a political reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" to discuss.


Georgia faces backlash over restrictive new voting law

Several voting groups have filed federal lawsuits challenging Georgia's controversial new voting law. The state's Republican-controlled legislature passed the legislation, which was signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp on Thursday. Republicans say the law was needed for election security, but critics say it will muffle the state's growing Democratic vote. Stephen Fowler, a political reporter at Georgia Public Broadcasting, joined CBSN to discuss the controversial new law.

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